Lyft

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Lyft is dāhbyrdness (ēac wǣtan and fæstandtimbre). Nēah fullre lēasnesse hātes, andtimbmer is fæst. Þā andtimber sīe gewyrmed þā melte þæt andtimber and wierþ hit wǣta be hātgemete meltunge; hit wierþ lyft be hātgemete wylmes, and gif man hǣte hit genōh weorðe hit spearclyft on þǣre þā spearcinclu bēon swā bespearcod þætte hīe alǣten heora fædermotu fram binnan lyfte. Unblanden lyft mōt standan on ānlīcum motum (þæt is, motlyft swilce weoloclyft), hēafodgesceaftgemotum þā sind geworht framm ānum cynne mota (swilce æðmlyft), oþþe gebundengemot of missenlīcum motum (swilce cōltwiæðmlyfttimber). Lyftgemang wolde healdan missenlīc unblandenra lyfta, swā swā is sēo lyft þǣre Eorðan þæs lyfthelmes. Man ascēadeþ lyfte fram wǣtan and fæstum andtimbrum þurh þā grēatan feorrnesse betwuh ǣlcum lyftgrote. Þēos feorrness gewunelīce dēþ ungeblēode lyfte ungesȳnlīce menn.